- Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
- (obsolete) Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive.
Etymology: abominableFrench, abominable, from abominalis, abÅminÄrÄ. See abominate.
- Note: w:Juliana Berners ... informs us that in her time (15th century), "abomynable syght of monkes" was elegant English for "a large company of friars". - w:George Perkins Marsh
- Very bad or inferior.
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